Commissions/Calls

2017-01-17

Callout for group exhibition What art is FOR

Applications are open for a group show in a new gallery space in Woodstock Cape Town, mid-March 2017.

2017-01-17

Open Call for applications to FATC’s Youth Arts Leadership Programme

The Internationally acclaimed Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) @ Ebhudlweni Arts Center in Rural Mpumalanga invites individuals who meet the criteria outlined below to apply for the 2017 intake of its annual Youth Artists Leadership Program, funded by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) and the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC).

2017-01-16

Call for work: Anomalies

Semaphore is interested in how you as a photographer understand the theme ‘Anomalies’. The various definitions above are for reference only and should not be understood as directives. Artists are asked to submit a text along with their work to explain how they understand their work to fit in with the theme.

2016-12-08

Submissions Now Open for the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

ASFF celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking, and is a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Prizes include screenings at ASFF 2017, awards and opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels.

2016-12-08

Call for Papers on Cultural Policy, Cultural Planning and the Creative Industries : Perspectives from African Contexts and Beyond

PROPOSED BOOK PROJECT - Call for Papers. Cultural Policy, Cultural Planning and the Creative Industries: Perspectives from African Contexts and Beyond

2016-12-07

OPPORTUNITY FOR EMERGING ARTISTS - FRESH PRODUCE AT TAF

CALL FOR PORTFOLIO SUBMISSIONS TOWARDS TURBINE ART FAIR FRESH PRODUCE EXHIBITION

2016-12-01

Booknesses: Book Arts Colloquium and exhibition open call

A final call for book works by artists and designers who missed the initial call is now open.

2016-12-01

BLOEM FIRST FRIDAYS LAUNCH invites artists to register

Bloem First Fridays initiative is a once a month late night art platform every first Friday of the month, that serves as a mutually beneficial advertising platform for businesses to showcase works by local artists.

2016-11-30

OPEN CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS AND EKURHULENI ARTISTS

With great excitement The Coloured Cube will be assisting Springs Mall in their quest to support local artists and highlight the architecture and people of Springs. 55 artworks will be installed in the offices, corridors and waiting areas through the mall.

2016-11-21

Vrystaat Kunstefees 2017 / Vrystaat Arts Festival 2017

The deadline is around the corner. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of Vrystaat Arts Festival 2017!

2016-11-16

OPEN CALL: Visible Tones: active visualisations of blackness

To activate visual discourse around the themes in the exhibition, artists, photographers and general public are invited to post portraits on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for Visible Tones: active visualisations of blackness.

2016-11-09

The 2017 ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program

The ASRI Future Leaders program develops young people for the NGO and Government sectors, and therefore recruits individuals who are socially and politically active in their communities.

2016-11-07

PUNCTURE POINTS Where energy meets the everyday - open call

PUNCTURE POINTS - Where energy meets the everyday is an interdisciplinary art project that explores the intersection of energy and everyday life at the Western Cape.

2016-11-02

Bag Factory: Residency Programme / Funded Studio Programme / Blessing Ngobeni Studio Award

The Bag Factory is inviting applications for Visiting Artists Residency Programme, Funded Studio Programme and the Blessing Ngobeni Studio Award

2016-11-01

Chevening/Clore Fellowships

Applications are open for the 2017/18 Chevening/Clore Fellowships and close at noon on 8 Nov 2016.

2016-10-06

Khwerha Ye Afrika Projects - Call for Submissions

EYEING Racism is a touring photo exhibition initiated by Khwerha Ye Afrika Projects. The exhibition forms part of Khwerha’s arts for social justice programmes initiated as a national intervention to generate and raise public awareness on scourge of racism and xenophobia.

2016-10-03

20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil open call

Starting on October 3, registration for the 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil is open. Until November 17, 2016, artists from the Global South and from Portuguese-speaking countries may register, free of charge, their works on any theme, already exhibited or not.

2016-10-03

CREATIVE OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS: THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE

Soma Art + Space in collaboration with sculptor, Jenny Nijenhuis, and lecturer/journalist, Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga, will be undertaking an installation to create awareness around the issue of rape in South Africa.

2016-10-03

Echoing Green 2017 Fellowship Applications now open

The Fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels.

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